JP4499167B2 - Temperature control sheet - Google Patents

Temperature control sheet

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JP4499167B2
JP4499167B2 JP2008090239A JP2008090239A JP4499167B2 JP 4499167 B2 JP4499167 B2 JP 4499167B2 JP 2008090239 A JP2008090239 A JP 2008090239A JP 2008090239 A JP2008090239 A JP 2008090239A JP 4499167 B2 JP4499167 B2 JP 4499167B2
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聖士 宮口
治宝 西出
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    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60NSEATS SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR VEHICLES; VEHICLE PASSENGER ACCOMMODATION NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • B60N2/00Seats specially adapted for vehicles
    • B60N2/56Heating or ventilating devices
    • B60N2/5607Heating or ventilating devices characterised by convection
    • B60N2/5621Heating or ventilating devices characterised by convection by air
    • B60N2/5635Heating or ventilating devices characterised by convection by air coming from the passenger compartment
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60NSEATS SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR VEHICLES; VEHICLE PASSENGER ACCOMMODATION NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • B60N2/00Seats specially adapted for vehicles
    • B60N2/002Passenger detection systems
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60NSEATS SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR VEHICLES; VEHICLE PASSENGER ACCOMMODATION NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
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    • B60N2/56Heating or ventilating devices
    • B60N2/5607Heating or ventilating devices characterised by convection
    • B60N2/5621Heating or ventilating devices characterised by convection by air
    • B60N2/5657Heating or ventilating devices characterised by convection by air blown towards the seat surface

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本発明は、自動車用シートのシートクッション又はシートバックの裏面側から表面側に温度調節された空気(以下、温調空気と略す)を送風する温調シートに関する。 The present invention is temperature conditioned air (hereinafter, referred to as temperature control air) on the surface side from the back side of the seat cushion or the seat back of an automobile seat about the temperature control sheet for blowing.

従来のこの種の温調シートには、シートクッション、シートバックを構成する発泡体製シートパッドの表面に凹溝を設け、この凹溝内に、シートパッドに設けた送風孔を介しシートバックの裏面側に設けた送風装置より温調空気を送風し、この温調空気をシートパッドを被覆する通気性のトリムカバーよりシートクッション、シートバックの表面に供給しているものがある(例えば、特開2001−327362号公報)。 Conventional temperature control sheet of this kind, the seat cushion, the groove in the foam sheet made surface of the pad constituting the seat back is provided, in the recessed groove, the seat back through the blast hole provided in the seat pad blows temperature control air from blower provided on the back side, there is one that supplies this temperature control air seat cushion from trim cover breathable covering the seat pad, the surface of the seat back (for example, Japanese open 2001-327362 JP).

特開2001−327362号公報 JP 2001-327362 JP

以上の従来品は着座者が着座した際、前記凹溝が着座者の圧力で圧潰され通風性を損なわれないように凹溝内に、通気性を維持できる編物を充填し、更に、トリムカバーとシートパッドとの間に立体メッシュ編物からなるパッドを介在させている。 Above it is conventional when a seat occupant is seated, in the groove so that the groove is not compromised to the collapse gouty pressure of the seated person, filled with knitting to maintain breathability, further trim cover It is interposed a pad made of three-dimensional mesh knit between the seat pad.

従って、この従来品は凹溝内の通風性を保持する構成が複雑化し、コストが上昇するし、また、編物の凹溝内にの介在により、通風性及び温調空気の伝達効率が劣る不具合があった。 Therefore, the conventional product is the complicated structure for holding the ventilation of the groove, to cost increases, also by intervening in the groove of the knitting, the problem of poor transfer efficiency of ventilation resistance and temperature control air was there.

また、例えば、助手席乗員姿勢検知システムなどに用いられるフィルム状の着座センサーを前記シートパッドの表面に配すると、着座センサーが前記凹溝を跨いで配置されるため、着座時の荷重による前記凹溝の開口縁への着座センサーの押し付けにより、着座センサーの断裂等も否定できない。 Further, for example, when distribution of the film-shaped seating sensors used like passenger position detection system on the surface of the seat pad, since the seating sensors are arranged across the groove, wherein due to the load during seating concave by pressing the seat sensors along the opening edge of the groove, undeniable sectional 裂等 of seat sensors.

更に、トリムカバーが布製の場合は、前記凹溝へのトリムカバーの落ち込みに起因する窪みがシートの表面に形成され易いため、シートの外観品質の低下を伴う虞もある。 Furthermore, if the trim cover is made of cloth, depression due to decline in the trim cover to the groove is liable formed on the surface of the sheet, there is a possibility with the reduction of the sheet appearance quality.

そこで、本発明は斯かる従来品の不具合を除去することを目的とする。 The present invention aims to eliminate the defect of such conventional products.

以上の目的を達成するための本発明に係る温調シートは、複数の凹溝をその表面に開口して有するシートパッドと、温調された空気を前記シートパッドの裏面側から表面側に送風する送風装置と、該送風装置から送風された空気を前記複数の凹溝に分岐させる分岐部とを設けた温調シートであって、 Temperature control sheet according to the present invention for achieving the above object, blowing a seat pad having opened a plurality of grooves on its surface, the temperature-controlled air to the front side from the back side of the seat pad a blower which provides a temperature control sheet provided with a branch portion for branching air blown from the air blowing device to the plurality of grooves,
前記分岐部のシートパッド表面側を覆う非通気性の第1プレートと、シートパッド表面側で前記複数の凹溝を個別に覆う非通気性の複数の第2プレートとを備え、前記第1プレートが通気孔を持つことなく形成されるとともに、前記第2プレートが、 前記凹溝からの空気を放出可能とする通気孔を部分的に有して形成され、かつ前記第1プレートおよび第2プレートは、可撓性を有するプレートからなり、前記シートパッド表面に接着により固定されたことを特徴とする温調シート。 Wherein comprising a non-air permeable first plate that covers the seat pad surface side of the branching portion, and a non-breathable plurality of second plate covering the plurality of grooves individually on the seat pad surface, said first plate There Rutotomoni formed without having a vent, said second plate is formed with a vent hole to allow release of air from the concave groove part, and the first and second plates is a plate having a flexible, temperature control sheet, characterized in that it is fixed by adhesive to the seat pad surface.

本発明によれば、シートパッドの分岐部表面を非通気性のプレートで覆い、乗員に対応する箇所であるシートパッドの凹溝表面を通気孔を有する第2プレートで覆うことで、乗員の着座によって凹溝が塞がることがないし、また、分岐部に熱がこもることがない、そして、第2プレートに通気孔を設けているので、シートの最適箇所に温調空気を送風できる。 According to the present invention, covering the bifurcation surface of the seat pad in a non-breathable plate, by covering the groove surface of the seat pad is a portion corresponding to the occupant in a second plate having a vent hole, the passenger seating it never concave groove clogged by, also, never heat confined to the bifurcation, and, since the ventilation hole provided in the second plate can blow temperature control air to the optimum position of the seat.

加えて、必要な部分のみに通気孔を有し、他の部分の凹溝及び凹溝状の分岐部は、第1プレート、第2プレートで覆われているので、温調空気は凹溝の末端まで効率的に送風される。 In addition, having a vent only to necessary portions, grooves and groove-shaped branch portion of the other part, the first plate, are covered by the second plate, the temperature control air grooves of It is efficiently blown to the end.

更に、例えば、助手席乗員姿勢検知システムなどに用いられるフィルム状の着座センサーを前記シートパッドの表面に配すると、第1プレート、第2プレートにより、着座時の荷重による前記凹溝の開口縁への着座センサーの押し付けによる着座センサーの断裂等も防止できる。 Furthermore, for example, when distribution of the film-shaped seating sensors used like passenger position detection system on the surface of the seat pad, the first plate, the second plate, the opening edge of the groove due to the load during seating It can be prevented sectional 裂等 seating sensor according to pressing of the seat sensors. 更に、トリムカバーが布製の場合は、前記凹溝へのトリムカバーの落ち込みに起因する前記シートの外観品質の低下も防止できる。 Furthermore, if the trim cover is made of cloth, it is possible to prevent reduction in the appearance quality of the sheet due to the drop in the trim cover to the groove.

以下、本発明の実施形態に係る温調シートを図面に基づいて説明する。 It will be described below based on temperature control sheet according to the embodiment of the present invention with reference to the drawings.
図1は本発明の一実施形態に係る温調シートに係るシートバックの正面図、図2は図1のII―II線断面図、図3は同III―III線断面図、図4は本発明に係るシートパッドと第1プレート、第2プレートの正面図、図5は図4に示すシートパッドに第1プレート、第2プレートを接着した状態の正面図、図6は着座センサーをシートパッドの表面に第1プレート、第2プレートで保護した状態の正面図である。 Figure 1 is a front view of a seat back according to the temperature control sheet according to an embodiment of the present invention, FIG. 2 is sectional view taken along line II-II of Figure 1, Figure 3 is the sectional view taken along line III-III, FIG 4 is present seat pad and a first plate according to the invention, a front view of the second plate, FIG. 5 is a first plate to the seat pad shown in FIG. 4, a front view of a state in which bonding the second plate, FIG. 6 is a seating sensor seat pad the first plate to the surface of a front view of a state protected with a second plate.

本発明に係る温調シートはトリムカバー2に被覆される発泡体製のシートパッド1の表面に設けた複数の凹溝10、10に、通気孔B1、B1…を有する第2プレートB、Bを被せ、前記複数の凹溝10、10に送風装置3から送風された温調空気を分岐させる凹溝状の分岐部10Aを第1プレートAで覆うように構成されている。 A plurality of grooves 10, 10 provided on the surface of the temperature control sheet according to the present invention is a foam sheet made of the pad 1 to be coated on the trim cover 2, second plate B having a vent B1, B1 ..., B the cover is configured to groove-shaped branch portion 10A for branching temperature control air blown from the blower 3 to the plurality of grooves 10, 10 so as to cover the first plate a.

前記トリムカバー2は通気性を有する温調シートに使用されている布製などを使用し、シートパッド1には図2に示すように、その裏面側に設けた送風装置3に送風された温調空気がシートパッド1の表面側に送風されるように、送風孔11が開孔されている。 The trim cover 2 uses like cloth used in temperature control sheet having air permeability, as the seat pad 1 shown in FIG. 2, temperature control, which is blown in the blowing device 3 provided on the back side as air is blown to the surface side of the seat pad 1, the blowing holes 11 are apertured. そして、この送風孔11に連通する前記分岐部10Aと凹溝10、10が、図4に示すように、シートパッド1の表面側に設けてある。 Then, the branch portion 10A and the concave groove 10, 10 communicating with the air blowing hole 11, as shown in FIG. 4, is provided on the surface side of the seat pad 1.

前記第1プレートA、第2プレートBはいずれも乗員が着座した際に、その圧力によりシートパッド1の表面の変形に追従可能な可撓性を有する合成樹脂製プレートで、 Said first plate A, when both the second plate B to the passenger seated, a synthetic resin plate having the pressure flexibility capable of following the deformation of the surface of the seat pad 1 by,
例えばポリエチレンテレフテレート(0.25t)などの合成樹脂材からなる非通気性のプレートを使用する。 For example to use the air-impermeable plate made of synthetic resin material such as polyethylene terephtalate (0.25t).
そして、図1、2、3、4、5に示すように、第1プレートAが通気孔を持つことな Then, as shown in FIG. 1, 2, 3, 4, the first plate A is I have a vent hole
く分岐部の開口形状より大形に形成されている。 It is large formed from the opening shape of the Ku bifurcation.

第2プレートBには、 図5に示すように、凹溝10の幅以上の大きさの複数の通気孔B1…B1が開孔され、この通気孔B1…B1が凹溝10内に送風された温調空気がトリムカバー2を通してシートの表面側である着座者側に放出される。 The second plate B, as shown in FIG. 5, a plurality of apertures vents B1 ... B1 of width or size of the groove 10, the vent holes B1 ... B1 is blown in the groove 10 and temperature control air is discharged through the trim cover 2 on the seating side is a front side of the sheet.

図5に示すように、以上の第1プレートAはシートパッド1の分岐部10A、また、第2プレートB、Bはシートパッド1の凹溝10、10の各々の表面を覆うように、両面接着テープなどの接着剤でシートパッド1の表面に固定されている。 As shown in FIG. 5, or more of the first plate A seat pad 1 of the branch portion 10A also, the second plate B, B is to cover the surface of each of the grooves 10, 10 of the seat pad 1, both sides It is fixed to the surface of the seat pad 1 with an adhesive, such as adhesive tape.
図中、5は送風装置3の支持部材、41は温調空気のセンサーを示す。 In the figure, 5 is the support member of the blower 3, 41 denotes a sensor of the temperature control air.

なお、図示するものは第1プレートAに対して第2プレートB、Bを独立して設けているが、これを一体に成形しても良い。 Incidentally, those illustrated second plate B with respect to the first plate A, but independently are provided B, which may be molded integrally.

図示するシートパッド1はその表面に吊込用溝12…を設けて、トリムカバー2の裏面に設けた吊込部20を喰い込ませているが、この吊込部20によって前記凹溝10、10の一部が塞がれないように、例えば凹溝10、10と吊込用溝12との交差個所に対応する部分の吊込部20に切欠部が形成されている。 Seat pad 1 shown is provided with a groove 12 ... for Tsukomi on the surface, although not bite the Tsukomi portion 20 provided on the back surface of the trim cover 2, the concave groove 10 by the Tsukomi unit 20, as part of 10 is not blocked, for example, notch in Tsukomi portion 20 of the portion corresponding to the intersections between the grooves 10, 10 and Tsukomi groove 12 is formed.

図6に示すように、シートパッド1の表面に、フィルムで被覆されている着座センサー4を配設したものにおいては、その着座センサー4の両端部40等を前記第1プレートA、第2プレートB、Bのいずれか一方(不図示)または双方の上に載置する。 As shown in FIG. 6, the surface of the seat pad 1, in which the seating sensor 4 which is coated with a film is disposed, the seat sensors 4 at both ends the 40 like first plate A, the second plate B, and either one placed on the (not shown) or both B. 着座センサー4はシート幅方向に延びる複数のプレート状センサーを上下に併設している。 Seat sensors 4 are features a plurality of plate-shaped sensor which extends in the sheet width direction in the vertical. 最上段のセンサーは第1プレートAの表面に覆いかぶさり、最上段以外のセンサーはその両端部40を第2プレートB、Bの双方の上に載置される。 Uppermost sensor overlays cover the surface of the first plate A, a sensor other than the uppermost stage is placed on both ends 40 second plate B, and on both the B. このとき、シートパッド1に設けた分岐部10Aや凹溝10、10の表面側に着座センサー4を配置する場合には凹溝10、10と着座センサー4の間に第1プレートAまたは第2プレートB、Bを介在させる。 The first plate between the concave groove 10, 10 the seating sensor 4 in the case of arranging the seating sensors 4 on the surface side of the branch portion 10A and the groove 10, 10 provided on the seat pad 1 A or the second plate B, an intervening B. これにより、着座センサー4のフィルム切れ、断裂などの損傷を防止できる。 Thus, the film breakage of the seating sensor 4, damage such as tearing can be prevented.

以上のように温調シートは構成されているため、送風装置3から送風孔11に送風された温調空気は凹溝10、10の分岐部10Aから、各凹溝10、10内に供給され、第2プレートB、Bの通気孔B1、B1…からトリムカバー2を介してシートバックの表面側に放出される。 Because it is composed temperature control sheet, as described above, temperature control air blown to the blowing hole 11 from the blower 3 from the branch portion 10A of the groove 10, 10, is fed into each groove 10, 10 It is released to the surface side of the seat back a second plate B, the vent B1, B1 ... of B through the trim cover 2.

その際、分岐部10Aは第1プレートA、また、各凹溝10、10は第2プレートBで覆われている。 At that time, the branch portion 10A first plate A also, the grooves 10, 10 are covered with the second plate B. 従って、乗員の着座によって分岐部10A、各凹溝10、10は圧潰されて塞がれることがない。 Therefore, the branch portion 10A by seating of the occupant, the grooves 10, 10 will not be blocked are collapsed. そして、分岐部10Aに温調空気の熱がこもることなく、温調空気が各凹溝10、10の末端まで効率よく送風される。 Then, without heat confined in the temperature control air to the branch portion 10A, the temperature control air is blown efficiently to the end of each groove 10, 10.

そして、シートパッド1の表面に有する分岐部10A、各凹溝10、10が圧潰されないため、分岐部10A、凹溝10、10の変形に起因するトリムカバー2の皺の発生を防止できるし、トリムカバー2の分岐部10A、凹溝10、10内への落ち込みを防止できシートの外観品質を向上できる。 Then, since the branching portion 10A having the surface of the seat pad 1, each groove 10, 10 is not crushed, the branch portion 10A, to be prevented the occurrence of wrinkles of the trim cover 2 due to deformation of the grooves 10, 10, trim cover 2 branches 10A, thereby improving the external appearance of the sheet can be prevented a drop into the groove 10, 10.

図示するものは温調シートがシートバックの場合を示すが、シートクッションにも適用できる。 Although those illustrated the temperature control sheet showing the case of the seat back, it can be applied to the seat cushion.

本発明の温調シートの正面図である。 It is a front view of a temperature control sheet of the present invention. 図1のII―II線断面図である。 It is a sectional view taken along line II-II of Figure 1. 図1のIII―III線断面図である。 It is a sectional view taken along line III-III in FIG. 要部の分解正面図である。 It is an exploded front view of the main part. 要部の正面図である。 It is a front view of a main part. 他の実施例の要部の正面図である。 It is a front view of a main part of another embodiment.

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1…シートパッド、3…送風装置、4…着座センサー、10…凹溝、10…凹溝、 1 ... seat pad, 3 ... blower, 4 ... seat sensors, 10 ... groove, 10 ... groove,
10A…分岐部、A…第1プレート、B…第2プレート、B…第2プレート 10A ... branch portion, A ... first plate, B ... second plate, B ... second plate












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  1. 複数の凹溝をその表面に開口して有するシートパッドと、温調された空気を前記シートパッドの裏面側から表面側に送風する送風装置と、該送風装置から送風された空気を前記複数の凹溝に分岐させる分岐部とを設けた温調シートであって、 A seat pad having opened a plurality of grooves on its surface, temperature-controlled and air blower for blowing air to the surface side from the back side of the air the seat pad, the air blown from the air blowing device of the plurality a temperature control sheet provided with a branch portion for branching the groove,
    前記分岐部のシートパッド表面側を覆う非通気性の第1プレートと、シートパッド表面側で前記複数の凹溝を個別に覆う非通気性の複数の第2プレートとを備え、前記第1プレートが通気孔を持つことなく形成されるとともに、前記第2プレートが、 前記凹溝からの空気を放出可能とする通気孔を部分的に有して形成され、かつ前記第1プレートおよび第2プレートは、可撓性を有するプレートからなり、前記シートパッド表面に接着により固定されたことを特徴とする温調シート。 Wherein comprising a non-air permeable first plate that covers the seat pad surface side of the branching portion, and a non-breathable plurality of second plate covering the plurality of grooves individually on the seat pad surface, said first plate There Rutotomoni formed without having a vent, said second plate is formed with a vent hole to allow release of air from the concave groove part, and the first and second plates is a plate having a flexible, temperature control sheet, characterized in that it is fixed by adhesive to the seat pad surface.
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